The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 75 69 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -24
Contract jobs citing HP 77 109 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.24% 2.58% 3.67%
As % of the Vendors category 4.90% 5.94% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 74 71
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £268 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £17.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.40%
HP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1570 1834 1423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.63% 43.35% 45.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 1039 745
Median daily rate £388 £380 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 97 99
Median hourly rate £20.73 £17.90 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.79% -0.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the North West region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the North West region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

HP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 29 £365 +5.79% 15
Lancashire +11 19 £425 +1.19%
Cheshire -5 14 £408 +11.95% 10
Merseyside +10 9 £400 +33.44% 3
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for HP.

1 65 (36.31%) Windows
1 65 (36.31%) VMware
2 54 (30.17%) Active Directory
3 43 (24.02%) Windows Server
4 42 (23.46%) Citrix
5 38 (21.23%) Data Centre
6 34 (18.99%) Migration
6 34 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (18.44%) Microsoft
8 32 (17.88%) SAN
8 32 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (16.20%) Oracle
11 28 (15.64%) SQL Server
12 27 (15.08%) HP Quality Center
13 26 (14.53%) Cisco
13 26 (14.53%) Finance
14 24 (13.41%) Project Management
14 24 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (12.85%) SQL
15 23 (12.85%) ITIL
15 23 (12.85%) Linux
15 23 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (12.85%) Security Cleared
16 22 (12.29%) Unix
17 21 (11.73%) IBM
18 19 (10.61%) Firewall
19 18 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
19 18 (10.06%) Java
20 17 (9.50%) LAN

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.59%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.03%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (3.91%) JBoss
4 7 (3.91%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.35%) Drupal
6 5 (2.79%) IIS
6 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.12%) Apache
7 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.12%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.12%) Liferay
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.12%) SAS
7 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.26%) MS Office
3 6 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.68%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.23%) IaaS
2 3 (1.68%) Office 365
2 3 (1.68%) PaaS
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.12%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.88%) SAN
2 19 (10.61%) Firewall
3 17 (9.50%) LAN
4 16 (8.94%) DHCP
4 16 (8.94%) DNS
5 15 (8.38%) WAN
6 13 (7.26%) NetScaler
6 13 (7.26%) TCP/IP
7 12 (6.70%) Internet
8 10 (5.59%) VPN
9 8 (4.47%) HTTP
9 8 (4.47%) Wireless
10 7 (3.91%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (3.91%) iSCSI
10 7 (3.91%) VoIP
11 6 (3.35%) FTP
12 5 (2.79%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (2.79%) FWSM
12 5 (2.79%) NX-OS
12 5 (2.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.79%) DB2
3 4 (2.23%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.68%) MySQL
5 2 (1.12%) Big Data
5 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.12%) MS Access
6 1 (0.56%) Informix
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (6.15%) JIRA
2 10 (5.59%) Selenium
3 7 (3.91%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.35%) HP UFT
4 6 (3.35%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.35%) LoadRunner
5 5 (2.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (2.23%) TestDirector
6 4 (2.23%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.68%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.68%) Introscope
7 3 (1.68%) StarTeam
8 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.12%) Toad
9 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.56%) CaliberRM
9 1 (0.56%) JUnit
9 1 (0.56%) Mockito
9 1 (0.56%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.56%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (14.53%) Finance
2 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.91%) Banking
4 6 (3.35%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.23%) Retail
6 2 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (13.97%) Architect
2 22 (12.29%) Consultant
3 20 (11.17%) Analyst
4 15 (8.38%) Citrix Specialist
5 12 (6.70%) Test Analyst
6 11 (6.15%) HPUX Consultant
6 11 (6.15%) Network Engineer
7 10 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.03%) Test Leader
9 8 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.47%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.47%) Test Manager
10 7 (3.91%) Administrator
10 7 (3.91%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (3.91%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.35%) Wintel Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.79%) Systems Architect
12 5 (2.79%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.59%) Middleware
1 10 (5.59%) SOAP
2 5 (2.79%) XML
3 4 (2.23%) REST
3 4 (2.23%) Web Services
3 4 (2.23%) XSD
4 2 (1.12%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.12%) EDI
4 2 (1.12%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.12%) WAP
4 2 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.12%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.56%) .NET
5 1 (0.56%) CSS
5 1 (0.56%) HTML
5 1 (0.56%) J2EE
5 1 (0.56%) PowerMock
5 1 (0.56%) Spring
5 1 (0.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.23%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.94%) Fat Client
2 16 (8.94%) Thin Client
3 10 (5.59%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.03%) Clustering
5 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.35%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.35%) Smart Meter
6 6 (3.35%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.79%) Life Science
7 5 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.23%) FMCG
8 4 (2.23%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.23%) PKI
9 3 (1.68%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.68%) BYOD
9 3 (1.68%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.68%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.68%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.31%) Windows
2 43 (24.02%) Windows Server
3 34 (18.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (12.85%) Linux
7 22 (12.29%) Unix
8 16 (8.94%) HPUX
9 15 (8.38%) Solaris
10 12 (6.70%) AIX
11 10 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (3.91%) Windows 7
13 6 (3.35%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.68%) VME
15 2 (1.12%) SUSE
15 2 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.56%) Android
16 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.99%) Migration
2 24 (13.41%) Project Management
3 23 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.85%) ITIL
4 16 (8.94%) Application Packaging
5 15 (8.38%) Test Scripting
6 14 (7.82%) Service Management
7 12 (6.70%) Configuration Management
8 11 (6.15%) GAP Analysis
9 10 (5.59%) Defect Management
9 10 (5.59%) ITSM
9 10 (5.59%) Test Management
10 9 (5.03%) Change Management
10 9 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.47%) Financial Modelling
11 8 (4.47%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 8 (4.47%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.47%) Waterfall
12 7 (3.91%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.91%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.85%) SQL
2 18 (10.06%) Java
3 9 (5.03%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.91%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.35%) C
6 5 (2.79%) C#
7 4 (2.23%) Ruby
8 3 (1.68%) COBOL
8 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.68%) VB
9 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.12%) PHP
10 1 (0.56%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.56%) Perl
10 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (12.85%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (8.38%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.70%) CCNA
4 12 (6.70%) Degree
5 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (5.03%) MCSE
7 7 (3.91%) MCSA
8 6 (3.35%) CCIE
8 6 (3.35%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (2.23%) CCNP
10 4 (2.23%) MCP
10 4 (2.23%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.23%) PMP
10 4 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.68%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 54 (30.17%) Active Directory
2 31 (17.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (7.26%) XenApp
5 11 (6.15%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (2.79%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.23%) Firmware
9 4 (2.23%) vSphere
10 3 (1.68%) Xen
11 2 (1.12%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.12%) NFS
12 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (15.08%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (6.70%) SCCM
3 6 (3.35%) AirWatch
3 6 (3.35%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.79%) Puppet
4 5 (2.79%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.79%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.23%) Data Guard
5 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (2.23%) SCOM
5 4 (2.23%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.68%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.68%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.68%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (1.12%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.12%) DameWare
7 2 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 65 (36.31%) VMware
2 42 (23.46%) Citrix
3 33 (18.44%) Microsoft
4 29 (16.20%) Oracle
5 26 (14.53%) Cisco
6 21 (11.73%) IBM
7 16 (8.94%) AppSense
8 15 (8.38%) Wyse
9 12 (6.70%) Dell
10 11 (6.15%) Red Hat
11 8 (4.47%) SAP
12 7 (3.91%) Apple
12 7 (3.91%) NetApp
12 7 (3.91%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.35%) Samsung
13 6 (3.35%) Symantec
13 6 (3.35%) Verint
14 5 (2.79%) 3PAR
14 5 (2.79%) Brocade
14 5 (2.79%) Intel Security
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